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Retiree Update

Important information and useful tips for retirees who receive monthly pension benefits from PBGC. 

January 2024 Payments

If you receive monthly benefits from PBGC through direct deposit, your payment will be deposited on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. January 1 is a holiday, and, for tax purposes, your January payment cannot be distributed in 2023. Payments made by check will be mailed on December 27, 2023. Due to the New Year’s Day holiday, please allow additional time for delivery.

IRS Form 1099-R Distribution

Your IRS Form 1099-R, for benefits paid by PBGC, will be mailed to you through the U.S. Postal Service by January 31, 2024. Please allow time for delivery. Your IRS Form 1099-R will be available to download and print from MyPBA on or after February 2, 2024.

Has Your Address Changed?

To make sure your PBGC mail is received in a timely manner, please let us know immediately if your address has changed.

Online: MyPBA (My Pension Benefit Access)
By Phone: 1-800-400-7242
By Mail [form] PBGC
P.O. Box 151750
Alexandria, VA 22315-1750
By Email [form]:

Fraud Awareness

Scam Alert: Individuals posing online as PBGC employees have contacted customers to obtain information. Please be aware that PBGC will never send you email, texts, or unsolicited social media messages to request personal or financial information. This includes requests for Social Security numbers, passwords, or similar information. This information will be requested when calling into our Customer Contact Center in order to verify your identity. Additionally, please keep in mind that all PBGC email and web addresses will end in .gov.

Do You Want to Change Your Tax Withholding?

You have three options to update your federal income tax withholding:  

  • Log in to your MyPBA account, or set up an account if you don’t already have one. Once your account is ready, you can update your federal tax withholding online.
  • Complete IRS Form W-4P, available in fillable form on the IRS website. You will need to complete, sign, print, and mail the form to PBGC.
  • Call PBGC’s Customer Contact Center and ask to have IRS Form W-4P mailed to your home address. Once you receive the form, please complete and sign it, then send it to PBGC.

Here’s how to submit your completed form:

By Mail: PBGC
P.O. Box 151750
Alexandria, VA 22315-1750
By Email: (PDF format only)

Legal Forms: Power of Attorney and Qualified Domestic Relations Orders

Did you know PBGC provides forms and templates for certain legal actions? Using PBGC’s forms and templates helps us expedite your submission and ensures we have the information needed for your request.

Please visit these pages for more information and to access the forms:

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